The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK
Rank 618 577 602
Rank change year-on-year -41 +25  
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 254 416 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 2.33% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 204 360 319
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13612 17854 19448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.29% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 14770 15481
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IPsec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec.

Salary trend for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 242 £50,000 +5.26% 33
London +27 91 £61,250 +22.50% 12
South East +36 79 £50,000 +8.69% 8
Berkshire +12 29 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East of England +26 22 £42,500 -32.53% 4
West Midlands +26 21 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Hampshire +18 18 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Surrey +35 13 £45,000 -2.17% 2
Yorkshire -9 12 £35,000 - 2
Essex +21 11 £33,000 -40.00%
West Yorkshire +15 10 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Kent +28 9 £43,000 -41.49%
Reading +24 9 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +8 9 £45,000 +28.57%
South West -1 9 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Hertfordshire +17 8 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Wales +4 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Leeds +3 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +1 8 £47,500 -
Dartford - 8 - -
South Wales +10 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bristol +5 7 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Cardiff +6 6 £42,500 -12.82%
Harlow - 6 £33,000 -
Portsmouth - 5 £40,000 -
Solihull - 5 £31,500 -
Redhill +6 4 £60,000 +30.43%
Oxford -5 4 £47,500 -
North West -17 4 £47,500 - 3
Manchester -23 4 £47,500 - 3

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IPsec.

1 422 (76.59%) Cisco
2 405 (73.50%) Firewall
3 377 (68.42%) VPN
4 278 (50.45%) MPLS
5 271 (49.18%) Cisco Certification
6 255 (46.28%) OSPF
7 248 (45.01%) BGP
8 244 (44.28%) WAN
9 219 (39.75%) Data Centre
10 217 (39.38%) LAN
11 212 (38.48%) CCNP
12 205 (37.21%) SSL
13 191 (34.66%) Juniper
14 170 (30.85%) Wireless
14 170 (30.85%) Network Security
15 168 (30.49%) CheckPoint
16 163 (29.58%) DNS
17 141 (25.59%) Cisco ASA
18 136 (24.68%) F5
19 126 (22.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 126 (22.87%) Windows
20 120 (21.78%) Linux
21 117 (21.23%) VLAN
22 116 (21.05%) Palo Alto
23 115 (20.87%) DHCP
24 111 (20.15%) VoIP
24 111 (20.15%) ITIL
25 97 (17.60%) EIGRP
26 96 (17.42%) TCP/IP
26 96 (17.42%) HSRP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.63%) Skype for Business
3 18 (3.27%) OpenStack
4 15 (2.72%) Apache
4 15 (2.72%) IIS
5 10 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.73%) nginx
9 2 (0.36%) Confluence
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.18%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.00%) MS Office
4 4 (0.73%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.99%) Office 365
4 12 (2.18%) IaaS
5 11 (2.00%) PaaS
5 11 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.09%) SaaS
7 5 (0.91%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.73%) G Suite
9 3 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.54%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.36%) Akamai
10 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 405 (73.50%) Firewall
2 377 (68.42%) VPN
3 278 (50.45%) MPLS
4 255 (46.28%) OSPF
5 248 (45.01%) BGP
6 244 (44.28%) WAN
7 217 (39.38%) LAN
8 205 (37.21%) SSL
9 170 (30.85%) Network Security
9 170 (30.85%) Wireless
10 163 (29.58%) DNS
11 141 (25.59%) Cisco ASA
12 126 (22.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 117 (21.23%) VLAN
14 115 (20.87%) DHCP
15 111 (20.15%) VoIP
16 97 (17.60%) EIGRP
17 96 (17.42%) HSRP
17 96 (17.42%) TCP/IP
18 90 (16.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.09%) MySQL
3 7 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.91%) Redis
4 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.73%) Big Data
6 3 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.36%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.36%) DocumentDB
7 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.54%) Subversion
2 3 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.36%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.36%) JIRA
3 2 (0.36%) Trac
4 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 83 (15.06%) Telecoms
2 63 (11.43%) Finance
3 26 (4.72%) Banking
4 20 (3.63%) Retail
5 14 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.18%) Marketing
7 9 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.27%) Online Betting
9 5 (0.91%) Electronics
9 5 (0.91%) Legal
10 4 (0.73%) Billing
11 3 (0.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 292 (52.99%) Network Engineer
2 82 (14.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 75 (13.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 55 (9.98%) Analyst
5 53 (9.62%) Security Engineer
5 53 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 46 (8.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 44 (7.99%) Juniper Engineer
8 39 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 38 (6.90%) Support Engineer
10 33 (5.99%) Network Analyst
11 31 (5.63%) Network Support
12 30 (5.44%) Architect
13 22 (3.99%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 21 (3.81%) Administrator
14 21 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
15 20 (3.63%) Cisco Design Engineer
15 20 (3.63%) Senior Network Analyst
16 19 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
16 19 (3.45%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 24 (4.36%) Web Services
3 8 (1.45%) REST
4 4 (0.73%) CSS
4 4 (0.73%) Memcached
5 3 (0.54%) .NET
5 3 (0.54%) JSON
5 3 (0.54%) LAMP
6 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.36%) HTML
6 2 (0.36%) Middleware
7 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.18%) COM
7 1 (0.18%) Kafka
7 1 (0.18%) Node.js
7 1 (0.18%) SAML
7 1 (0.18%) SOAP
7 1 (0.18%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 219 (39.75%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 33 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 33 (5.99%) PKI
5 22 (3.99%) Driving Licence
6 18 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (2.18%) HP StoreVirtual
8 11 (2.00%) Clustering
9 10 (1.81%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.27%) Blog
10 7 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.09%) Replication
12 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.91%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.91%) User Experience
12 5 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 126 (22.87%) Windows
2 120 (21.78%) Linux
3 45 (8.17%) Windows Server
4 35 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (5.63%) Unix
6 28 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (3.63%) CentOS
8 13 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.00%) Debian
10 9 (1.63%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.09%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.91%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.73%) AIX
14 3 (0.54%) Solaris
15 2 (0.36%) CatOS
15 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.18%) Android
16 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.15%) ITIL
2 79 (14.34%) Network Design
3 73 (13.25%) Load Balancing
4 60 (10.89%) Network Management
5 40 (7.26%) Presales
6 38 (6.90%) Project Management
7 35 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
7 35 (6.35%) Change Management
7 35 (6.35%) High Availability
8 32 (5.81%) Information Security
8 32 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
9 30 (5.44%) GAP Analysis
10 28 (5.08%) ITIL V3
11 27 (4.90%) Change Control
11 27 (4.90%) DevOps
11 27 (4.90%) Mentoring
12 25 (4.54%) Kalman Filter
12 25 (4.54%) SIEM
13 24 (4.36%) Network Architecture
13 24 (4.36%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.35%) Python
2 31 (5.63%) Perl
3 22 (3.99%) Bash Shell
4 20 (3.63%) SQL
5 13 (2.36%) C
6 10 (1.81%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.63%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.09%) C++
9 3 (0.54%) Java
9 3 (0.54%) Ruby
9 3 (0.54%) VBScript
10 2 (0.36%) PHP
10 2 (0.36%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) Go
11 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 271 (49.18%) Cisco Certification
2 212 (38.48%) CCNP
3 94 (17.06%) CCNA
4 74 (13.43%) Degree
5 64 (11.62%) CCIE
6 35 (6.35%) Security Cleared
7 30 (5.44%) SC Cleared
8 29 (5.26%) CCDP
9 23 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (3.09%) CCSE
11 15 (2.72%) JNCIP
12 13 (2.36%) GCIH
12 13 (2.36%) GIAC
13 12 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (2.00%) CCSA
15 10 (1.81%) CISM
15 10 (1.81%) CISSP
15 10 (1.81%) JNCIS
15 10 (1.81%) MCSE
16 9 (1.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 37 (6.72%) SLA
3 15 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.91%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (0.73%) PMO
5 4 (0.73%) QA
6 3 (0.54%) FISMA
7 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (11.62%) Active Directory
3 46 (8.35%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.99%) vSphere
5 18 (3.27%) Firmware
6 13 (2.36%) vCloud
7 11 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (2.00%) iptables
8 9 (1.63%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.45%) KVM
9 8 (1.45%) pfSense
9 8 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.27%) Docker
11 6 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (0.73%) NFS
12 4 (0.73%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.73%) XenApp
13 3 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (6.53%) Nagios
2 34 (6.17%) FortiGate
3 18 (3.27%) Cisco Prime
4 17 (3.09%) SCOM
5 15 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (2.00%) Cacti
7 10 (1.81%) Puppet
8 9 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (1.45%) Ansible
10 6 (1.09%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.91%) OpenNebula
11 5 (0.91%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.73%) cPanel
12 4 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.73%) Plesk
12 4 (0.73%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 422 (76.59%) Cisco
2 191 (34.66%) Juniper
3 168 (30.49%) CheckPoint
4 136 (24.68%) F5
5 116 (21.05%) Palo Alto
6 90 (16.33%) Microsoft
7 88 (15.97%) VMware
8 54 (9.80%) SolarWinds
9 51 (9.26%) HP
10 44 (7.99%) Brocade
11 40 (7.26%) Citrix
12 32 (5.81%) Aruba
12 32 (5.81%) Fortinet
13 28 (5.08%) Arista
13 28 (5.08%) Riverbed
14 25 (4.54%) Avaya
15 22 (3.99%) Meraki
16 21 (3.81%) Blue Coat
16 21 (3.81%) Mitel
17 20 (3.63%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + up to 25% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Work From Home
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum 50-62K + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 day holiday, childcare vouchers
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago